Ukraine: The Human Rights Council must exhort Ukraine to comply with UN Basic Principles on the use of force and overcome impunity for human rights violations in the context of the “EuroMaydan” demonstrations

Ukraine: The Human Rights Council must exhort Ukraine to comply with UN Basic Principles on the use of force and overcome impunity for human rights violations in the context of the “EuroMaydan” demonstrations

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Index Number: EUR 50/011/2014
Date Published: 24 February 2014
Categories: Ukraine

Amnesty International’s written statement to the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council (3 - 28 March 2014). Amnesty International has been documenting human rights violations in the context of “EuroMaydan” since 21 November 2013. The organization has documented numerous cases of violations of the right to peaceful assembly, excessive use of force by law enforcement officers, unfair trials and harassment of those who have lodged complaints with the authorities.


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